Definition of Th

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Definition of Th (Entry 2 of 6)


Definition of -th (Entry 3 of 6)

— see -eth entry 1
variants: or -eth

Definition of -th (Entry 4 of 6)

used in forming ordinal numbershundredthfortieth

Definition of -th (Entry 5 of 6)

1 : act or process spilth
2 : state or condition dearth

Definition of -th (Entry 6 of 6)

used with the figures 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 0 and related Roman numerals to indicate an ordinal number25th50th wedding anniversaryXXVth Olympiad

History and Etymology for Th

Adjective suffix

Middle English -the, -te, from Old English -tha, -ta; akin to Old High German -do -th, Latin -tus, Greek -tos, Sanskrit -tha

Noun suffix

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German -ida, suffix forming abstract nouns, Latin -ta, Greek -tē, Sanskrit -tā

Symbol (2)

-th entry 2

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“Th.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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\ th \
variants: or -eth \ əth \

Kids Definition of -th

used to form numbers that show the place of something in a serieshundredthfortieth

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